ZSCIX: Zacks Small-Cap Core Institutional

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ZSCIX Zacks Small-Cap Core Institutional


Profile

ZSCIX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return -24.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -10.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -3.4%
  • Net Assets $57.7 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 19.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$20.56
$14.46
$28.13

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.28%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 114.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee 2.00%

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $5,000
  • IRA $2,000

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -24.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return -10.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return -3.4%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.06%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Zacks Small-Cap Core Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Zacks Funds
  • Inception Date
    Feb 28, 2014
  • Shares Outstanding
    N/A
  • Share Class
    Inst
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Mitch Zacks

Fund Description

The fund pursues its investment objective by applying a hybrid research process which uses both quantitative and qualitative criteria. It will invest at least 80% of its net assets (including amounts borrowed for investment purposes) in a diversified portfolio of equity securities of small capitalization companies, with an emphasis on equity securities of U.S. issuers. The fund may engage in short-sale transactions up to 25% of its net assets. It also may invest in equity securities of Canadian issuers and American Depository Receipts.


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Performance

ZSCIX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period ZSCIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -24.7% -58.0% 60.2% 88.35%
1 Yr -14.5% -94.4% 71.1% 76.34%
3 Yr -10.8%* -64.7% 71.7% 68.20%
5 Yr -3.4%* -44.4% 36.6% 33.12%
10 Yr N/A* -18.2% 9.7% N/A

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period ZSCIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 21.1% -94.0% 48.3% 42.37%
2018 -20.0% -67.3% 0.1% 43.49%
2017 1.0% -36.3% 36.3% 69.68%
2016 21.3% -36.7% 34.1% 20.04%
2015 -1.4% -48.0% 3.1% 3.96%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period ZSCIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -24.7% -58.0% 60.2% 88.35%
1 Yr -14.5% -94.4% 71.1% 76.34%
3 Yr -10.8%* -64.1% 71.7% 82.04%
5 Yr -3.4%* -42.7% 36.6% 66.67%
10 Yr N/A* -15.6% 10.9% N/A

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period ZSCIX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 21.1% -94.0% 48.3% 42.37%
2018 -20.0% -67.1% 0.1% 62.38%
2017 1.0% -26.8% 52.6% 89.61%
2016 21.3% -24.6% 34.1% 34.38%
2015 -1.4% -48.0% 5.3% 10.99%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

ZSCIX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

ZSCIX Category Low Category High ZSCIX % Rank
Net Assets 57.7 M 128 K 79.7 B 82.84%
Number of Holdings 102 1 2481 63.28%
Net Assets in Top 10 15.7 M 82.9 K 3.34 B 73.73%
Weighting of Top 10 19.01% 2.8% 100.0% 37.86%

Top 10 Holdings

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High ZSCIX % Rank
Stocks
99.74% 86.31% 105.04% 15.82%
Other
0.27% -14.97% 23.68% 5.97%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.76% 70.90%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 2.48% 70.75%
Cash
0.00% -84.82% 19.12% 89.55%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 58.30% 71.34%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High ZSCIX % Rank
Industrials
28.32% 7.03% 51.20% 9.94%
Financial Services
17.30% 0.00% 43.83% 35.69%
Technology
15.92% 0.00% 42.79% 48.49%
Healthcare
13.10% 0.00% 36.09% 59.79%
Real Estate
7.85% 0.00% 20.11% 45.48%
Consumer Cyclical
6.16% 1.04% 30.84% 90.96%
Consumer Defense
5.61% 0.00% 15.01% 26.20%
Basic Materials
2.94% 0.00% 14.36% 72.59%
Utilities
1.95% 0.00% 24.95% 72.29%
Energy
0.52% -0.10% 26.16% 88.70%
Communication Services
0.33% 0.00% 22.51% 90.21%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High ZSCIX % Rank
US
95.56% 81.22% 100.14% 53.28%
Non US
4.18% 0.00% 21.52% 16.12%

Expenses

ZSCIX - Expenses

Operational Fees

ZSCIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.28% 0.01% 12.58% 41.43%
Management Fee 0.90% 0.00% 1.50% 80.84%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.47% 55.71%

Sales Fees

ZSCIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 2.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

ZSCIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee 2.00% 1.00% 2.00% 56.25%

Related Fees

Turnover provides investors a proxy for the trading fees incurred by mutual fund managers who frequently adjust position allocations. Higher turnover means higher trading fees.

ZSCIX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 114.00% 0.02% 436.00% 88.10%

Distributions

ZSCIX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

ZSCIX Category Low Category High ZSCIX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 9.39% 70.90%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

ZSCIX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Quarterly Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

ZSCIX Category Low Category High ZSCIX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -0.06% -5.33% 2.35% 76.82%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

ZSCIX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Semi-Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

ZSCIX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Mitch Zacks


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 30, 2011

8.84

8.8%

Mitch is the senior portfolio manager at Zacks Investment Management and oversees all investment research activities at the firm. Mitch is an expert on quantitative investment strategies and developed many of the proprietary models used by the firm. Mitch wrote a weekly finance column for the Chicago Sun- Times and has written two books on quantitative investment strategies: Ahead of the Market, Harper Collins 2003, which focuses on the earnings estimate revision investment anomaly and The Little Book of Stock Market Profits, which was published in 2011 and provides an overview of several other significant equity investment anomalies. Prior to joining Zacks Investment Management in 1997, Mitch was an investment banking analyst at Lazard Freres in New York. Mitch graduated cum laude from Yale University with distinction in his major of Economics. He received his M.B.A with high honors in his concentration of Analytic Finance and Statistics from the University of Chicago.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.01 47.53 6.61 0.5